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Japanese woman helps grandma look for insurance card, finds even more precious treasures instead

Unfortunately forgetful granny’s hidden treasure box did not contain tissues, so you’ll want to grab some of your own.

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The number of elderly people in Japan this year has yet again smashed multiple records

Japan’s labor shortage is so bad that the government is even recruiting old folks who are willing to work.

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JR group offers all-you-can-ride passes for older couples in “Full Moon Couple Green Pass” deal

In Japan, travelling with someone you love only gets better with age.

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107-year-old Japanese sisters are oldest twins in the world, according to Guinness World Records

The pair took the Guinness World Record from another pair of twins, who were also Japanese.

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Japanese gaming grandpa is tearing up virtual track at age 93【Videos】

After stepping away from a life spent in cars, he’s reunited with the real-world ride he owned and loved in his youth.

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People in Japan can now earn 10,000-yen bounties for scamming scammers

Turning the tables on the ore ore scam in Nagoya can leave you richer than you were before the attempted fraud.

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Nagasaki teens find missing elderly woman by simply striking up a conversation on the bus

In this case, chatting up a stranger was for a good cause

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Elderly Wakayama woman arrested for hacking her local supermarket’s self-checkout

Senior turned to computer fraud to get a discount on her eggs.

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Middle-aged Tokyo man, escorted by his mother, confesses to killing elderly homeless woman

A sad tale of a homeless person being punished for taking up space. 

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Aichi man arrested for stealing 70,000 yen in toy money from safe

Crime doesn’t pay, unless you have a game of Monopoly planned later on.

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One in four Japanese women is now over 70

Not no country for old women.

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Japanese Granny shows how to elegantly get a little extra personal space for social distancing

Every little counter-measure can help…right? This one makes it natural and easy to keep a little extra distance.

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Better living through gambling at Japan’s “Day Service Las Vegas”

What happens in Day Service Las Vegas thankfully doesn’t stay in Day Service Las Vegas.

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Elderly Japanese couple’s cute restaurant anecdote brings smiles and “d’aww”s to the table

A cute Twitter observation shows that romance is like fine wine – it gets better with age.

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“Driving graduation ceremonies” are new way to help coax elderly to give up their licenses【Video】

This idea might help move some unsafe drivers off the road.

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Man stops train from leaving station in Japan, video goes viral online

Elderly passenger purposely halts train and causes delay, ignoring rail staff who try to control the situation. 

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Japanese grandpa’s “for fun” ink paintings are so divine they’re now part of a beautiful temple

It’s only his hobby, but this grandpa is good enough to become a professional.

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Twitter photographer captures Japanese newlyweds… and a glimpse of their possible future

There’s a poetic beauty to this shot that will make the couple want to revisit it decades down the line.

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Japanese train travel isn’t all packed cars and gropers, old man’s flash-formed relay team proves

When this senior citizen saw someone drop their wallet in a crowded station, he used the power of teamwork to return it.

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Japan sees huge growth in jobs in the “cleaning up the homes of old people who die alone” field

Demand grows more than 10 times in size in just five years as Japanese family dynamics change.

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